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Pepper Spray Used To Break Up Fight At Shopping Mall

Police, ambulance crews and the fire department were called to the Westfield Shopping Mall on Lewis Avenue in Meriden Saturday evening after a fight involving mall patrons.


104th Fighter Wing,  Massachusetts Air Guard (Courtesy their website)

Pilot Died In F-15 Crash

The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.
Col. James Keefe said his “thoughts and prayers are with the family” of the pilot, whose identity wasn’t disclosed.


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Police Find Men Who Put Rabbit Heads In Mailboxes

Westfield police say they know who is responsible for putting severed rabbit heads in several mailboxes in town.


Evan Dobelle. Photo from Westfield State University web site.

Embattled Westfield State President Says He Has No Intention Of Leaving

Westfield State University president Evan Dobelle said he had no intention of leaving his job even as top state education officials voiced dismay Friday over reports he spent lavishly while traveling in school business and used university credit cards for personal expenses.


Boy May Lose Arm After Attack By Family Dog

Authorities say an 8-year-old Massachusetts boy is in danger of losing his arm after being bitten by the family dog.


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East Granby Remembers Beloved Music Teacher

Authorities say a beloved teacher in a Connecticut school district has died after being overcome by carbon monoxide at her Massachusetts home.


Shooting of A Connecticut Boy to be Shown in Court

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ A video of an 8-year-old boy accidentally killing himself with an Uzi submachine gun at a Massachusetts gun fair is expected to be shown Thursday to a jury in the manslaughter […]


Judge: Jurors Can See Video of Boy Shot to Death by Uzi

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) – A Massachusetts judge has ruled that jurors can be shown the video and hear the accompanying audio of an 8-year-old boy losing control of an Uzi submachine gun and accidentally shooting […]